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CFP: Disability Studies and the Classical Body

Effaced followers may be interested in the following call for papers, which proposes a fascinating conference on disability and the ‘classical’ body. We are excited to see one of our own collaborators, Jane Draycott, a confirmed speaker.   THE FORGOTTEN OTHER: DISABILITY … Continue reading

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First Impressions Last….

Guest blogger and Effaced associate Michelle Webb (PhD project at Exeter: ‘As fowle a ladie as the smale pox could make her’: facial disfigurement in sixteenth and seventeenth century England) writes: On November 10th 2016 the Centre for eighteenth-century studies … Continue reading

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Disease, Disability, Chronic Pain

Just back from the 10th Disease, Disability and Medicine conference in Swansea, where there was a distinct trend to challenge physical and mental impairments as the defining identifier of the individuals and communities discussed. Of particular interest to Effaced was the glimpse … Continue reading

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CFP: VariAbilities III

We’re excited to learn that the call for papers for the 2017 VariAbilities conference has been released. The conference is convened by Professor Chris Mounsey, who is a member of the Effaced project’s advisory committee. Quoting from the conference poster: … Continue reading

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Australian Faces

I (Emily) spent last week at the meeting of the Australian Historical Association in Ballarat, Victoria. AHA 2016: From Boom to Bust was convened by the Collaborative Research Centre in Australian History (CRCAH) at Federation University Australia, and although there were plenty of … Continue reading

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Effaced at the Australian Historical Association conference

The Effaced project is being represented at the meeting of the Australian Historical Association this week in Ballarat, Victoria. AHA 2016: From Boom to Bust is convened by the Collaborative Research Centre in Australian History (CRCAH) at Federation University Australia. Emily’s paper … Continue reading

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Theresa Tyers (Swansea), “Trotule (Trotula) puts many things on to decorate and embellish the face but I intend solely to remove infection”: L’abbe Poutrel and his Chirurgerie c.1300′

Dr Theresa Tyers from Swansea University will be speaking at the Effaced from History conference on April 2. To register and view the full program, visit the conference website. Abstract Modern scholars have noted that the work of surgeons and physicians in … Continue reading

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